Alameda County Mental Health Board Minutes March 9, 2009 ◊ 12:00pm-2:00pm First 5 Office Suite 130 1100 San Leandro Boulevard San Leandro, CA 94578
Meeting called to order @ 12:10 by Chair Rochelle Elias
Roll Call / Introduction of Guests
Mental Health Board Members:
Kelly Dulka, Rochelle Elias, Luvenia Jones, Dorothy King, Sheldon Koiles, Laura Mason, Maxine Oliver-Benson, Dr. Stephen Post, Ravi Sodhi and Patricia Sweetwine
Pat Buchanan, Alane Friedrich and Sup. Gail Steele
Michelle Burns, Agnes Catolos, Barry Hall, Barbara Majak and Carolyn Novosel
Approval of February 2009 MHB minutes
Paulette Hogan and Jerome Attaway
DISCUSSION No correction was made to the February 2009 MHB minutes.
Presentation: From Community Activism to Board Collaboration
Ms. Elias distributed newspaper articles re: MHSA funding and Mental Health Matters. Ms. Elias stated that she felt the need to hear from the board members to look at their backgrounds and to hear what kind of interests or issues they would like to see address while working on the board.
with ACBHCS Maximizing Board Activism through Identifying Our Individual Background and Interests and determining issues to pursue
Patricia Sweetwine: She is currently working as a consultant with the AC Office of AIDS. She related that her interest is about people who have dual diagnosis with mental health issues and have HIV/Aids.
Kelly Dulka: She is a Clinical Social Worker, previously worked at Stanford re: sexually 1
Approval of Feb. 2009 MHB Minutes M/S/C Ms. Oliver- Benson/Ms. Manson All Favored